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Experience Winter Illuminations in Bihoku

Experience Winter Illuminations in Bihoku

The illuminations at Hiroshima National Bihoku Hillside Park, a major local winter event, are back this year!


November 3, 2023, through January 8, 2024 *November 3rd and January 8th are national holidays.
Closed: November 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Mon.), 2023
December 4, 11, 18 and 31, 2023
January 1, 2024

Open hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lighting hours: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in November and December
5:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. in January

Admission: 450 yen for adults and free for children younger than junior high school age


This year’s special paid area will feature digital art illuminations by NAKED, INC. NAKED participated in the overall direction of the G7 Hiroshima Summit social dinner, World Heritage Nijo-jo Castle, and other interactive art events. For this winter only, enjoy this fantastic area that resembles an otherworldly galactic flower garden.

Experience immersive projection mapping and hands-on art. Create wonderful memories in Hiroshima this winter!

Admission to Flower Square: 800 yen for adults, 200 yen for children and free for preschool-age children



Born in Yokohama, and spent most of my school days in Tokyo.
Exchange student experience in the USA (in high school) and Thailand (after graduating from university).
Speak English, Thai and Japanese (of course).
Living in a tranquil island of the Shimanami Kaido.
”I would love to show you around this beautiful area of Setouchi! ”